7 Apr 2015

Search to recover missing kayaker

2:52 pm on 7 April 2015

Police in Canterbury are moving to what they are describing as a recovery operation for a kayaker presumed drowned in Lake Coleridge.

Lake Coleridge

He was last seen by a member of the public on Saturday afternoon after falling out of his kayak and struggling to stay afloat some 200 metres offshore.

An aerial search and police divers have failed to locate the man.

Lake Coleridge, South Canterbury.

Lake Coleridge, South Canterbury. Photo: 123RF